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Direct Drive 5

Direct Drive

A powerful small boat electric motor, these motors are a liquid cooled and operate on 48V DC. Liquid cooling allows them to be highly efficient, long lasting and high performing.

Mounted on a steel frame with adjustable mounts, allows the unit to fit into a range of different engine bearers when converting.

Controlled from an electric throttle and key switch, bulky and stiff engine and gear leavers are a thing of the past.

Free UK shipping on all orders


RPM range

0 - 3000

Continuous power

5kW @ 1200RPM

Peak power

7kW @ 800RPM

Up to 5 mins

Continuous torque


Peak torque





40 - 60V DC

Cooling type

Liquid cooled


Technical Drawings

General Arrangement

Powerful, safe, UKCA assured

High safety assurance with built in safety programmed into every controller. This prevents damage if the system is slammed from forward – reverse, overheat shut down and restart, stall torque to prevent damage to prop and hull if obstructed, over speed protection if run out of the water or propeller ventilation occurs.
Throughout design and manufacture we work to ISO 16315 ensuring the product meets the safety standards customers deserve. We continually look at improving our methods and designs, for product safety and environmental efficiency.

UKCA Complicant
UKCA Complicant
ISO 16315
High torque at low RPM
High torque at low RPM
Characteristically high torque delivery
High torque at low RPM
High torque at low RPM
Characteristically high torque delivery
No gearbox
No gearbox
Multi directional motor
One moving part
One moving part
Less maintenance with fewer moving parts.
Liquid Cooling
Liquid Cooling
Closed circuit coolant loop.

What's in the Box

We provide the core components to get setup, you’ll need some extra parts however to have a fully functioning system.

Motor unit

Key switch


What else you’ll need

You will need a few extra components to get up and running. Here are the minimum requirements to get going.


Cables + Accessories

Chargers (AC 230V)


Battery monitor

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